Building a diverse team of lawyers is a core value at Morgan Lewis and part of our strategic focus. Our goals are to promote diversity in the legal profession and to attract future leaders who are committed to the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Morgan Lewis will be hiring a paid 2019 1L summer associate in the Washington D.C. office and we invite interested students to apply for our 1L Diversity Fellowship.
Fellowship recipients will receive the following: A $35,000 fellowship stipend made in three payments conditioned on satisfactory completion of the 2L summer & subsequently joining the firm as an entry-level associate; the opportunity to spend a portion of your 2L summer with a firm client supplementing the summer associate program by providing hands-on experience with the operations of and challenges handled by in-house legal departments; an experiential pre-summer kickoff where firm leaders and all summer associates from across the United States gather for a multiday orientation and bonding program.
Job Requirements: Eligibility: The 1L Diversity Fellowship is open to any first-year law student. Eligible applicants must (1) be enrolled full-time in an ABA-accredited law school with an anticipated graduation date of 2021 at the time of application, (2) have demonstrated academic excellence, (3) have outstanding leadership skills, and (4) have an interest in employment with Morgan Lewis.
Process: Interested students should submit the following in support of their candidacy: a cover letter, resume, law school and undergrad transcripts, and a writing sample. All candidates should submit their applications online to be considered for this position.
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